Abbotsford Colby Area Chamber

53rd Annual Colby Cheese Days

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Name: 53rd Annual Colby Cheese Days
Date: July 13, 2018 - July 15, 2018
Event Description:
Home of World Famous Colby Cheese
 

2018 Cheese Days Book/Movie Sale
One Final Book Sale @ the Colby City Hall
Thursday EVENING, July 12 from 5 pm to 8 pm
Friday, July 13 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, July 14 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
(All Day Saturday is $5.00 Bag Day)
Sponsored by the Friends of the Colby Public Library

Colby Cheese Days Coloring Contest – July 13
Pick up and return your entry to Nicolet Bank

Softball Tournament – Colby Softball Field (East of Hwy 13)
Friday – July 13 – Beginning at 6:30 pm
Saturday – July 14 – Beginning at 9:00 am
Sunday – July 15 – Beginning at 9:00 am
For more information call Dave Smith  (715)897-7858

53rd Annual Cheese Days Parade -
Sunday – July 15
Register by Wednesday, July 11
Line-up starts at 9:00 am
Parade starts at 12:00 Noon
Contact - Jeanie Tesch at (715) 223-5182

Central Wisconsin Pullers ATV Pull
Friday, July 13 - 6 - 9 pm
Registration - 4:00 pm
Races start at 6:00 pm

Colby Cheese Days Race-Run for Jamison
7:00-8:15 Register
8:15 am. ​Jamison Kampmeyer Memorial Mile-Firefighters interested in paying a special tribute to Jamison are invited to run or walk a mile in turnout gear. A traveling ax will be awarded to the overall winner to be displayed in their station until next year's event. 
8:30 Kids Race-1 mile
8:50 10K

9:10 5k- run/walk
See www.colbycheesedaysrace.com for more info

Rural Arts Museum
Saturday & Sunday – July 14 & 15
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm – Open to the Public each day
Sunday, July 16 after the parade  until 4:00 pm.

Bench Pressing Contest - Saturday, July 14
Weigh in – 10:00 – 11:00 am
Starts at 11:00 am – In front of Nicolet Bank, Colby
Sponsored by: Benz Fitness Center
Cost: $20 early registration, $25 day of event
For more information call Chad at (715) 223-8100

Pedal Tractor Pull
Saturday, July 14 – 12:30 pm
In front of Nicolet Bank, Colby
Ages: 4 Years of age to adult – No Entry Fee
FREE RIDE TICKET FOR EVERY PARTICIPANT!
Contact Jeanie Tesch at (715) 223-5182

Antique & Classic Tractor Pull – Saturday, July 14, 2018– 4:30 pm
Weigh-In 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm – Scale on track, hard surface
Pace tractor used in all classes
Entry Fee: $15/class – 100% Payback
Weight Classes: 3,500, 4,000, 4,500, 5,000, 6,000, 6,500
Colby Cheese Days rules apply. Similar to Cloverland with exceptions:
1959 & Older – Open 5,000 & 6,000
Contact Scott Oestrich at (715) 316-1848

3-ON-3 Basket Ball Tournament – Saturday, July 14, 2018
9:00 am – Registration
9:30 am – Starting Time
Cost – $30 per team
Divisions: Grades 5th-9th, Boys & Girls
Located in the Colby Middle School Gymnasium
Medals for 1st & 2nd
Call – Jimmy Flink - (75) 308-6155 or email: james_flink2002@yahoo.com


World Championship Cheese Curd Throw
Sponsored by: Colby Band
Sunday, July 15, 2018–3:00 pm (Spence Street in front of City Hall)
Cost: $2.00 per Throw
Trophies for 1st place in each age group, male & female
a GRAND CHAMPION TROPHY will also be awarded
for more information call Nathan Larsen – (262) 308-6809 

Farm Tractor Pull – Sunday, July 15 – 1:15 pm
Weigh-In: 10:00 – Noon – Scales on south end of track (South 1st Street)
ENTRY FEE: $25/class Farm Class Only Pace Tractor
Weight Classes: 5,000, 6,000, 5 mph pace tractor; 6,500, 7,500, 9,500, 11,000, 12,500 13,000
COLBY CHEESE DAYS RULES APPLY
Guaranteed prizes for each class: 1st – $125.00 2nd – $100 3rd – $75
1st place winner of each class will have a chance for:
$1,000 voucher to be used on H & S Equipment!
Contact Scott Oestreich at (715) 316-1848

Badgerland Entertainment – Advanced Wristband Sales $20.00/
NEW-All Weekend Wrist Band $40.00

Advance Wristband Sales start on: Monday June 25 & end Thursday, July 12 at 5:00 pm.
Advance Wristband Cards are available at Nicolet Bank – Colby, Royal Credit Union - Colby, Forward Financial Bank, ProVision Partners Co-op Convenience Store & Abbotsford-Colby Area Chamber of Commerce office.
Advance Wrist Bands – $20.00 (Good on all Rides)
Advance All Weekend Wristbands-$40.00

Designated Times – Friday – 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Saturday – Noon – 4:00 pm & 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Sunday – 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Event Media:
Location:
All events are in the City of Colby.
Date/Time Information:

Badgerland Entertainment – Advanced Wristband Sales $20.00
NEW- All Weekend Wristbands $40.00

Advance Wristband Sales start on: Monday June 25 & end Thursday, July 12 at 5:00 pm.
Advance Wristband Cards are available at Nicolet Bank – Colby, Royal Credit Union - Colby, Forward Financial Bank, ProVision Partners Co-op Convenience Store & Abbotsford-Colby Area Chamber of Commerce office.
Advance Wrist Bands – $20.00 (Good on all Rides)
Designated Times – Friday – 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Saturday – Noon – 4:00 pm & 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Sunday – 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Thursday - July 12, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Book / Movie Sale

Friday, July 13, 2018
9:00 am – Cheese Days Book/Movie Sale
4:00 pm – ATV Registration Starts
5:00 pm – Food Stands Open
5:00 pm – Colby Band – Dunk Tank Opens
6:00 pm – Chamber Beer Stand Opens
6:00 pm – Midway Opens – Badgerland Entertainment-wristband times 6-10 pm
6:00 pm ATV Pulls Start   
6:30 pm – Softball Tournament Starts (Colby Softball Field)
7:00 pm – Lions Bingo Opens
9:00 pm – 1:00 am – Live Music entertainment – Southbound

Saturday, July 14, 2018
7-8:15 am Register for Colby Cheese Days Race
8:15 Jamison Kampmeyer Memorial Mile Race
8:30 Kids Race-1 mile
8:50 10K Race
9:00 am – Book/Movie Sale starts ($5.00 Bag Day Sale)
9:00 am – 3 on 3 Basketball Registration Begins – Colby high School Gym
9:10 5K Race
9:30 am – 3 on 3 Basketball Begins
9:30 am – Softball Tournament
10:00 am Bench Pressing Contest – In front of Nicolet Bank
11:00 am – Food Stands Open on Grounds
11:00 am-South Bar Opens
12:00 Noon – Chamber Beer Stand Opens
12:00 Noon – Midway Opens – Badgerland Entertainment-
wristbands 12-4 & 6-10
12:30 pm Pedal Tractor Pull-front of Nicolet Bank
1:00 pm – Lion’s Bingo
1:00 pm – Colby Band - Dunk Tank Opens
1:00 pm – Rural Arts Museum Open
1:00 pm – Colby Talent Competition - Central Wisconsin's Got Talent
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm – Weigh-In Antique, Classic Tractor
(Scales at South end of Track on 1st Street)
4:30 pm – Antique, Classic tractor Pull Begin
9:00 pm to 1:00 am – Live Music Entertainment – LED WEST

Sunday, July 15, 2018
9:00-11:30 am Line Up for Parade at Colby High School

9:30 am – Softball Tournament
10:00 am to Noon – Weigh-in for Tractor Pull (Hard Surface)
(Scales at the south end of track – 1st street)
11:00 am – Food stands Open on grounds
11:00 am to ?? – Famous VFW Charcoal Chicken
12:00 Noon – Parade Begins
12:00 Noon – Chamber Beer Stand Opens
1:00 pm – Midway Opens – Badgerland Entertainment
1:00 pm – Colby Band – Dunk Tank Opens
1:00 pm – Rural Arts Museum Open - Little Obie the Train at Museum

1:00 pm or after parade  The All Star Dance Team, then Colby Show Choir Performs (to the side of Nicolet Bank on Hwy N) 
1:00 pm – Lion’s Bingo Opens
1:15 pm – Tractor Pull Begins
3:00 pm World Championship Cheese Curd Throw
(Spence Street in front of City Hall)
6:30 pm to 10:30 pm – Live Music entertainment – 40 Fingers

Contact Information:
Chamber office - 715-223-8509
Fees/Admission:
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